A small black beetle, hairy, 5 mm in length. I has bright red on the front of the face, each side of the pronotum and at the tips of the elytra. The base of all femora are orange. The antennae slowly increase in size but does not really form a club. The basal antennomere is somewhat larger. Family Melyridae, subfamily Malachiinae.
Garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.